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Thursday, October 31, 2013
Scary times for Military Veterans and Families
Zombies, Monsters, Ghouls
They don't scare me.
Dear Friends & Partners,
As we prepare to dole out sweet treats for little ghouls and goblins, I wanted to tell you what really scares me. Where is our country headed and why aren't we taking care of those who have worn the uniform and protected all of us? If you dare to care - read more.....
900,000 Vets go Hungry, Over 53,000 in Georgia
By:Iraq War Veteran, J Stolz
Explain this to 53,500 Georgia Veterans....On Friday, unless Congress acts (which would be an exception, not a norm), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, or food stamps, will be cut for as many as 900,000 veterans and their families, according to a study by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Many of those who served this nation in uniform, but are facing tough economic times, will find it that much harder to feed their families.
How is this even a debate? How is it that men and women who served in uniform get smeared as lazy and unmotivated to work, as soon as they need help feeding their families by using food stamps?
to improve the nutritional status of mothers and children in Cambodia.
400,000 Veterans told to sit and wait and wait....
By: Lisa Ferguson-NewsMax
More than 400,000 claims from the nation's warriors have been left untouched for more than four months in the offices of the Department of Veterans Affairs, it has been revealed. And it's not even the fault of the government shutdown - the number actually went down during the 16 days that Washington stood nearly idle. The latest figure, from last Friday, stands at 411,704,
With the help and support of wonderful Americans we have been able to provide the following this month:
Food - 193 Assists
Clothing - 8 Assists
Military Kids - 1204
Budgeting/Coupons - 47
Returning Soldiers - 485
The needs are coming in fast and furious and as you can see by the articles above, it is about to get a lot worse. YOU can make a difference. Please take two minutes out of your day and help a military family or veteran.
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Kim Scofi, President
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